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CT helps launch multistate effort to enhance gun controls


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and three of his northeastern counterparts unveiled a new multistate coalition Thursday to strengthen gun regulation efforts.

Lembo says staff has eliminated retirement backlog

Patricia Daddona |

Comptroller Kevin Lembo said Thursday a retirement backlog has been eliminated that for decades undermined retirement administration efficiency and cost Connecticut millions of dollars in interest.

reSET adds partner to elevate social entrepreneurial connections

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford accelerator reSET said this week it is partnering with community development platform Breakfast Lunch & Dinner (BL&D) to help entrepreneurs connect socially.

Study: Hartford area considered good place to make a fresh start

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford metropolitan area is ranked the fifth best place to make a fresh start in the U.S., according to a new study by online personal finance network

Meriden aquaponics firm, CREC to provide classroom training

Patricia Daddona |

Meriden aquaponics technology firm Trifecta Ecosystems Inc. is partnering with the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) to introduce the field of aquaponics to students in Connecticut schools.

In CT Senate, a partisan edge to fighting workplace harassment


Connecticut Senate Democrats aligned themselves Tuesday with the burgeoning Me Too and Time's Up movements by proposing a sweeping election-year bill that they say would be “the largest...

TheaterWorks wins $2.5M CT renovation grant

Patricia Daddona |

TheaterWorks said Tuesday it has received a $2.5 million urban act grant as a grant-in-aid from the Connecticut Bond Commission to assist with renovations to its home at City Arts on Pearl in...

Sherry is Cigna's CT market chief

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna has named Wendy Sherry as market president for its commercial health care and related benefits plans in Connecticut.

Operation Fuel names new executive director

Patricia Daddona |

Bloomfield resident Brenda Watson has been named executive director of Operation Fuel.

$302K Foundation grant aims to boost Hartford employment

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a three-year, $302,000 grant to the Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (SINA) to curb unemployment in Hartford's South End.

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